Jamel gets a GRiD Compass

As early laptops go, it’s a nice one, with an unusual amber display:

Just $8000 and weighing under 11 pounds…

Designed to be the ultimate portable computer, the clamshell-style GRiD Compass 1101 is the grand-daddy of all present-day laptop computers. The Compass is very high-tech, with its flat-black, die-cast magnesium-alloy case, and bright, sharp electroluminescent display (ELD).